QWOCMAP presents 6th Annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival
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at the Brava Theater,
2789 24th Street,
San Francisco, CA

6th Annual
Queer Women of Color Film Festival

Festival Schedule - by Film Name


FILMS
 

A Boy On The Side (Natalie Ruiz-Tofano, 2010)
A young lesbian wavers like a metronome before coming out about a new friend.
   CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2:00 pm

About Her (Melinda James, 2010)
Two women explore a mutual attraction through lyrical notes interwoven with hip-hop culture.
   OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 pm

Bois Will Be Bois (Dai Ming An, 2010)
Shaken by a break-up, Ace hits town for a wild and reflective night.
   OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 pm

Bulldagger Women & Sissy Men (Kali Boyce, 2010)
The snare, hi hat and syncopation of the queer Black Harlem Renaissance is honored and celebrated.
   CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2:00 pm

Calling Card (Jennifer Hatton, 2010)
The percussive palms of butch and femme hands are a calling card for desire.
   OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 pm

Con Una Lengua Que No Es Mia (Leticia Miranda, 2010)
A woman mourns the loss of language and legacy.
   FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 7:00 pm

Ferment Me My Heart (Louije Kim, 2009)
Kimchi is a strong accompaniment to cultural identity and self-love.
   CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2:00 pm

For Nena P (Yolanda Bocanegra, 2010)
A woman griefs over the family rights denied to lesbian couples.
   CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 6:00 pm

Fractions (Amal Kouttab, 2010)
The backbeat of anticipation plays through the intimacies of four couples.
   OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 pm

Here We Go (Zoe Guy, 2009)
Lovers in a fragmented world recall their commitment to each other.
   CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2:00 pm

Home Is Where My Mother Is (Bethany Lockhart, 2010)
A queer daughter explores her relationship with her lesbian mother.
   CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 6:00 pm

Hoops (Michelle Miguelez, 2010)
With the help of her mother, a young Latina attempts to meet the girl of her dreams.
   CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 6:00 pm

I Know Where This Is Going (Dawn Surratt, 2010)
A queer Black father leaves behind a dignified legacy.
   CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 6:00 pm

Killing the 7th Generation (Esther Lucero, 2010)
This film strikes a powerful lament against the history of forced sterilization.
   FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 7:00 pm

La Lectura (Lucrecia Bermudez, 2010)
A poetic tale about the crisp brush of skin and the smooth cadence of a juicy encounter.
   OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 pm

Little Boxes (Kiz Dodds, 2010)
Life fully resonates outside of labels.
   CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2:00 pm

Logical Family (Alexa Hall, 2010)
A young Black woman finds her community and begins to heal.
   CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 6:00 pm

Mamá Awilda: El Duet (Kortney Ryan Ziegler, 2010)
A mother and daughter sidestep their complex relationship.
   CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 6:00 pm

Never The Bride (Esther Zinn, 2010)
With $5, seven days and a mannequin, a jilted Asian woman thunders that she will never get married.
   CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 6:00 pm

Our Houses: Taking Back Our Desires, Sexuality, & Power (Yvonne Tran, 2010)
Queer women of color claim their sexuality through desire and self-discovery.
   CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2:00 pm

Pandora's Box (Enid Stern, 2010)
100 years later, the poetry of Angelina Weld Grimké still sparks romantic friendships.
   CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2:00 pm

Passersby (Edna Barron, 2010)
Meaningful moments are amplified despite the commotion of daily life.
   CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2:00 pm

Passing Through Like Water (Monely Soltani, 2009)
Three generations of Iranian women bond around history and memory.
   CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 6:00 pm

Pretty Ugly (Susannah Hong, 2010)
Popular notions of beauty are explored in this short.
   CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2:00 pm

Removing The Layers (Debbie Hammond, 2010)
A woman lets her true light shine after dealing with past abuse.
   CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2:00 pm

Renacimiento De Una Bruja (Zemaya Martinez, 2008)
Prayers vibrate with the pitch of earth.
   FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 7:00 pm

Running on Empty (Michelle Morales, 2010)
A queer Filipina finds new rituals for self-love after she is left by an ex.
   OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 pm

Sagrado (RaheNi I'naru, 2010)
A lyrical film about the sacred balance and harmony found in nature.
   FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 7:00 pm

The Color of 8 (Corey S. D., 2010)
Black folks serve in-your-face fatback bass and tell the truth about Prop 8.
   CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 6:00 pm

The List (Aries Hines, 2010)
Words pulsate with the power to make dreams come true.
   OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 pm

The Postwoman (J.D. Walker, 2010)
In an unhappy relationship, a woman develops a crush on her neighborhood Postwoman.
   OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 pm

The Invitation (Heba Gamal, 2010)
A young Egyptian changes the tempo of her life after she receives a wedding invitation.
   CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 6:00 pm

To Be Salvadorian Is To Be Half-Dead (Margareth Ramos, 2010)
The generations born after 1932 in El Salvador know that they have lost memory and culture.
   FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 7:00 pm

Traditional Indigenous Values (Ruth Villasenor, 2009)
The dissonant frequencies of colonization and Prop 8 cause us to rethink our own beliefs.
   FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 7:00 pm

Transitional Love Object (Michelle Ito, 2010)
A hilarious take on a new love.
   OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 pm

Two Embrace (Carrie House, 2009)
Encounters with European Christians change the measure of Two-Spirit ambassadors.
   FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 7:00 pm

Two Spirits: Belonging (Rope Wolf, 2005)
Spiritual connections abound throughout the Bay Area urban reservation.
   FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 7:00 pm

Wild Strawberries (Morningstar Vancil, 2010)
A Cherokee elder shares a courtship ritual in this animated short.
   FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 7:00 pm


All showings are free admission, unless otherwise indicated.


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